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synonyms for presumptuously

  • impertinently
  • pertly
  • brashly
  • insolently
  • rudely
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How to use presumptuously in a sentence

I don’t know your backstory, motivation or the emotional associations you have with your traditions, so my invalidating your feelings would be presumptuous and wrong.
CAROLYN HAX: HOW TO MAKE ACCEPTANCE A HOLIDAY TRADITIONCAROLYN HAXJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I presumptuously thought at the time that the anger of Heaven was thus shown for the crime I had committed.
PETER THE WHALERW.H.G. KINGSTON
Salmoneus of Elis was punished for having presumptuously claimed divine honours.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
And woe to Boythorn, or other daring wight, who shall presumptuously contest an inch with him!
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. XXVII, AUGUST 1852, VOL. VVARIOUS
Because there have been upstart governments, thrusting themselves between, and presumptuously working to un-make man.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE, VOLUME IITHOMAS PAINE
Those who had too presumptuously concluded that they should pass without combat were something disconcerted.
AN ENGLISH GRAMMARW. M. BASKERVILL AND J. W. SEWELL
To blast the expectations of the young duke, in the hopes which he, perhaps presumptuously, had entertained.
CORSE DE LEON, VOLUME I (OF 2)G. P. R. JAMES
But I dared to measure suffering—to calculate consequences presumptuously and vainly: and this is my retribution.
DEERBROOKHARRIET MARTINEAU
This doctrine condemns those arrogant teachers who presumptuously expect to be justified before God by their own merits and works.
EPISTLE SERMONS, VOL. IIMARTIN LUTHER
But let him not presumptuously rely on this aid, as if the victory were already secured.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE MORAL FEELINGSJOHN ABERCROMBIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRESUMPTUOUSLY

  • brashly
  • impertinently
  • insolently
  • pertly
  • presumptuously
  • rudely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.